Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 934 985 995
Rank change year-on-year +51 +10 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 239 221 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 187 205 250
UK median annual salary £92,500 £85,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £57,000 £58,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £29,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year +126.89% -41.09% +1.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 160,829 170,335 187,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,588 136,552 157,473
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 239 £92,500 +8.82% 17
London +65 235 £92,500 +8.82% 17
UK excluding London +23 4 £67,500 +126.89%
Midlands - 3 £67,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £67,500 -
South East +14 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 239 (100.00%) Front Office
2 123 (51.46%) C#
3 106 (44.35%) Finance
4 98 (41.00%) Banking
5 94 (39.33%) SQL
6 93 (38.91%) Java
7 88 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (29.29%) TDD
9 64 (26.78%) .NET
10 62 (25.94%) Equities
11 60 (25.10%) Multithreading
12 55 (23.01%) Investment Banking
13 52 (21.76%) SQL Server
13 52 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (21.34%) VBA
14 51 (21.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 48 (20.08%) Asset Management
15 48 (20.08%) Scrum
16 44 (18.41%) Mathematics
17 40 (16.74%) Oracle
17 40 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (16.32%) Unit Testing
18 39 (16.32%) Low Latency
19 38 (15.90%) Computer Science
19 38 (15.90%) WCF
20 37 (15.48%) Algorithmic Trading
20 37 (15.48%) Python
21 36 (15.06%) Fixed Income
22 34 (14.23%) Test Automation
22 34 (14.23%) Analytics

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.02%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.26%) JBoss
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.42%) MTS
Applications
1 33 (13.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.42%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.04%) Couchbase
2 24 (10.04%) NoSQL
3 18 (7.53%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.44%) KDB
5 12 (5.02%) Big Data
6 9 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.09%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (2.09%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (2.09%) Tick Data
8 4 (1.67%) Power BI
8 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.26%) OLAP
9 3 (1.26%) OLTP
10 2 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (11.30%) Git (software)
1 27 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.67%) JUnit
3 4 (1.67%) Mockito
3 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.26%) Maven
5 2 (0.84%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Ant
6 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 239 (100.00%) Front Office
2 106 (44.35%) Finance
3 98 (41.00%) Banking
4 55 (23.01%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.86%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.93%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (26.78%) .NET
2 38 (15.90%) WCF
3 25 (10.46%) XML
4 24 (10.04%) FIX Protocol
4 24 (10.04%) WPF
5 23 (9.62%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.60%) React
6 11 (4.60%) RESTful
7 9 (3.77%) HTML
7 9 (3.77%) Spring
8 8 (3.35%) HTML5
9 6 (2.51%) Scala.js
10 4 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.67%) Kafka
10 4 (1.67%) Spring MVC
10 4 (1.67%) STL
10 4 (1.67%) Web Services
11 3 (1.26%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.26%) Java EE
11 3 (1.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.94%) Equities
2 52 (21.76%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (21.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (15.90%) Computer Science
5 36 (15.06%) Fixed Income
6 33 (13.81%) Derivative
7 22 (9.21%) Hedge funds
8 21 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (7.53%) User Experience
10 10 (4.18%) Algorithms
11 9 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (3.77%) Data Structures
11 9 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (3.35%) OTC Derivatives
13 3 (1.26%) Fintech
13 3 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (0.84%) Exotic Derivative
14 2 (0.84%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.28%) Linux
2 6 (2.51%) Unix
3 5 (2.09%) Windows
4 4 (1.67%) Fedora
4 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.67%) SUSE
4 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (29.29%) TDD
3 60 (25.10%) Multithreading
4 48 (20.08%) Asset Management
4 48 (20.08%) Scrum
5 44 (18.41%) Mathematics
6 40 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (16.32%) Low Latency
7 39 (16.32%) Unit Testing
8 37 (15.48%) Algorithmic Trading
9 34 (14.23%) Analytics
9 34 (14.23%) Test Automation
10 32 (13.39%) E-Commerce
10 32 (13.39%) OO
11 31 (12.97%) Electronic Trading
12 29 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (12.13%) Data Modelling
12 29 (12.13%) Investment Management
13 27 (11.30%) Deployment Automation
13 27 (11.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 123 (51.46%) C#
2 94 (39.33%) SQL
3 93 (38.91%) Java
4 51 (21.34%) VBA
5 37 (15.48%) Python
6 32 (13.39%) T-SQL
7 27 (11.30%) JavaScript
8 18 (7.53%) C++
9 15 (6.28%) Scala
10 13 (5.44%) Java 8
11 5 (2.09%) Perl
12 4 (1.67%) Haskell
12 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.26%) C
14 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.84%) R
14 2 (0.84%) VB
15 1 (0.42%) F#
15 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 40 (16.74%) Oracle
2 24 (10.04%) Tableau
3 10 (4.18%) Sybase
4 9 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.51%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.26%) Solace
8 2 (0.84%) Charles River
8 2 (0.84%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.84%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.84%) Reuters
8 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.42%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.42%) eSpeed
9 1 (0.42%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.42%) Google
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) Splunk
9 1 (0.42%) Tradeweb